ACHS.edu Diet and Lifestyle Choices for Health Part 5

Diet and Lifestyle Choices for Health by Dr Arianna Staruch Academic Dean at American College of Healthcare Sciences Join Dr Staruch as she discusses healthy diet and lifestyle choices for wellness. This community wellness class was presented at the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) campus in Portland Oregon. Dr Staruch is the Academic Dean at ACHS. Part One Includes health choices, Standard American Diet (SAD), food as fuel, carbohydrates to balance blood sugar and insulin, balancing calories in vs out, carbohydrates, protein, portion size, eating frequency, basal metabolic rate, sugary snacks and breakfast cereals, cycle of high blood sugar/high insulin, high fructose corn syrup versus glucose. Tips: Three meals plus two snacks a day to keep basal metabolic rate going. Protein at every meal Carbohydrates from vegetables Stick to foods on low glycemic index Smoothie in morning with protein powder Part Two Includes the Glycemic index, High Fructose Corn Syrup, bananas versus oranges for potassium, calories, calorie requirements, menu planning, breakfast, protein at breakfast, organic eggs and omega-6 to omega-3 ratios (1:1 ratio for organic, 20:1 for non organic eggs); lecithin in eggs, cholesterol. Tips: Eat breakfast! Eat sufficient protein at breakfast. Dont rule out eggs as a source of protein but always use organic eggs Choose an orange rather than a banana for a low glycemic index boost of potassium. Organic eggs have a ratio of 1:1 omega-3 to omega-6
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